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Level: 2

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 14.00

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

Days / Times: Contact Us

Tuition (£): 255.00*

Exams (£): 90.00**

Interview: N

Course Summary

This one-day course aims to prepare participants for the NPTC Certificate of Competence in Use of Self-Propelled Mowers. The course also includes assessment, to be arranged on a separate day.

Entry requirements

The minimum age for a candidate taking this course is 16 years. You should preferably have knowledge of basic use of machinery.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • The relevant legal requirements
  • How to avoid the potential dangers
  • Essential maintenance
  • Correct use of both rotary and cylinder mowers.

How will I be assessed?

There is a practical assessment, lasting approximately two hours, which is taken on a separate day from the training. Tests are organised by NPTC.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Steel toe-capped boots/wellingtons
  • Boiler suit
  • Writing materials
  • Lunch (there will be facilities onsite if you wish to purchase your lunch here)

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

 

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.

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